States with big budget gaps and high-performing students received more stimulus money, a new federal report shows, but high-need districts within them got the most help.
With all the buzz over math anxiety, I wanted to pull together Education Week's coverage of the research, responses, and potential interventions to deal with students' (and teachers') math fears. [View the story "Which Comes First, Math Difficulty, or Math Anxiety?" on Storify]...
The U.S. Department of Education has disabled access to many full-text documents in its digital research library after officials discovered a security breach that made personal information for individuals associated with some of the published studies available on the site.
Ruth Curran Neild has been named the new commissioner of the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.
A University of Pennsylvania program is studying ways to increase the number of young black men embarking on education research careers.
Immunization waivers may be being overused in many states, according to new research.
A new study suggests one reason foreign-born children may show academic advantages in the United States: Growing up multilingual may cushion children from the cognitive stress of poverty.
If one subgroup's performance improved but the whole remained the same, doesn't that mean another group's performance went down?? An explanation of some of the vagaries of the new report on school vouchers and college enrollment from the Brookings Institution and Harvard University.
Social networking and new technologies have helped revive a 50-year-old national education study.
Among middle and high school students, cigarette use in 2011 was about 4.3 percent and 15.8 percent respectively, compared to 10.7 percent and almost 30 percent in 2000, the CDC found, analyzing results from the 2011 National Youth Tobacco Survey, which included about 19,000 students.